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'Stepping Up Science Instruction Using Phenomena'

What kind of curious questions are your students asking about the world around them? What kind of phenomena can be observed in agriculture and the science of growing food and fiber? This workshop will introduce you to the phenomena-based lesson plans found on the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix along with teaching strategies to improve science instruction and the use of Next Generation Science Standards.

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Andrea Gardner
Email: andrea.gardner@usu.edu
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Person Type: Primary Presenter
State: Utah
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Main Phone: 435-231-1816
Biosketch: Andrea Gardner is an Education Specialist for the National Center for Agricultural Literacy. Prior to this position she was a high school agricultural science teacher. Throughout her career, Andrea has actively participated in professional development, mentoring, and the development of curriculum. Her lesson plans have been adopted and published as state-wide curriculum in two Utah courses as well as numerous lesson plans posted on the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix.
Organization/Affiliation: National Center for Agricultural Literacy